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  • Observational Study
    Online & In-Person

    What is this Study about?

    This study, "Stranger than Family: Decision-Making & Ethics of Substitution for People Living With

    Dementia Going It Alone", explores how people facing dementia alone are connected with a substitute

    decision-maker and how ideas about capacity, consent, and decision-making affect them.

    Interviews will be conducted with:

    - People who are facing dementia alone

    - Healthcare and social service workers

    - Substitute decision-makers for others who are not close family members or close friends

    The overall goal of this study is to identify opportunities for advocacy, policy, and practice change to

    better support people facing dementia alone.

    Eligibility Criteria

    You are eligible to participate if you:

    - Live in Ontario or Alberta AND

    - Have a diagnosis of dementia or are at-risk and planning for a future living with dementia and are

    facing dementia alone OR

    - Are a healthcare or social service worker, or other professional who has experience trying to connect

    adult clients with a substitute decision-maker OR

    - Have experience as a substitute decision-maker for someone living with dementia who is not a close

    family member or friend

    In addition, to be eligible you must:

    - Be able to participate in an interview over the phone, on Zoom, or in-person AND

    - Understand the purpose of the study and what participation involves

    -Speak English

    Recruitment End Date

  • Clinical Trial
    Alberta, British Columbia & Ontario

    What is this Study about?

    The purpose of this phase 2 study is to determine whether CVL-871 is safe and tolerable in patients with Dementia-Related Apathy and if CVL-871 shows changes in clinical measurements of apathy. 

    Eligibility Criteria

    • 50-85 years old
    • Diagnosis of apathy
    • Diagnosis of mild to moderate dementia related to Alzheimer's disease, Frontotemporal dementia, Vascular dementia or Lewy Body Disease dementia).

    Recruitment End Date

  • Observational Study
    Canada-Wide (all provinces)

    What is this Study about?

    The aim is to better understand the cognitive strengths and difficulties related to visuospatial skills among people with Mild Cognitive Impairment and/or early Alzheimer's Disease through cognitive tasks.

    Eligibility Criteria

    • Adults with MCI and/or AD
    • Healthy, 40+ Years, with parent diagnosed with AD

    Recruitment End Date